Recipe: Bohemian Pilsner

This revolutionary style developed in Pilsen in 1842, started a trend for pale lagers which remains the world’s most popular beer style. Our version uses mid and late additions of mount hood hops which lend a pungent, herbal and slightly spicey quality to the final beer.

Source: Toronto Brewing Co

Beer Specifications

Beer Name:Bohemian Pilsner
Beer Style:Czech Pilsner
Recipe Type:All Grain
Batch Size:5 gallons / 18.9 litres
Estimated SRM:
Estimated IBU:33
Estimated OG:1.051
Estimated FG:1.009
Estimated ABV:5.5%

Grain Bill/Fermentables

8Pilsner Malt
1Munich Malt


160 minMt. Hood
0.530 minMt. Hood
0.50 minMt. Hood


1SafLager W-34/70

Fermentation Schedule

42 daysPrimary
7-14 daysBottle Conditioning
Optimal Fermentation Temperature: 48-72°F / 9-22°C
Place fermenter in stable temperature, out of the light.


Mash Temperature:148°F / 64°C
Mash Time:60 min
Strike Water Volume:3 gallons / 11.4 litres
Sparge Water Volume:5 gallons / 18.9 litres
Boil Duration:90 min

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